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Legion of Christ, Regnum Christi begin stage of prayer and penance

May 29, 2013

The Legionaries of Christ and the members of Regnum Christi will enter a period of atonement and prayer in preparation... Read more

Fr. Thomas D. Williams L.C.

Legion priest seeks to leave ministry to care for child

May 14, 2013

Prominent U.S. priest Father Thomas Williams has asked Pope Francis to dispense him from his priestly obligations in order to... Read more


News outlets seek unsealing of Legion of Christ docs in lawsuit

Oct 24, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Four news organizations are seeking the release of sealed court documents from a lawsuit contesting the will of a Rhode... Read more

Fr. Alvaro Corcuera (L), general director of the Legion of Christ, and Cardinal Velasio De Paolis at a press conference.

Legion and Regnum Christi head taking leave for health reasons

Oct 11, 2012

By Carl Bunderson

Father Alvaro Corcuera, General Director of the Legion of Christ and Regnum Christi, announced that he is handing over his... Read more

Cardinal Velasio De Paolis, Pontifical Delegate to the Legion of Christ.

Legion, Regnum Christi to engage in 'joint reflection' toward new rules

Jul 12, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI's representative has asked the Legionaries of Christ and Regnum Christi to consider their needs and realities jointly,... Read more

Legionary Fathers Alvaro Corcuera and Thomas Williams.

After Fr. Williams scandal, Legion head stresses accountability

May 22, 2012

Father Alvaro Corcuera, the general director of the Legion of Christ, has asked forgiveness for his failure to act firmly... Read more

Legion leaders regret not acting sooner in Fr. Williams case

May 17, 2012

Leaders of the Legionaries of Christ have apologized for not acting more quickly in the case of Father Thomas Williams,... Read more

Father Thomas Williams.

Prominent Legion priest admits fathering child, issues apology

May 15, 2012

Father Thomas Williams, one of the most high-profile American members of the Legion of Christ, is leaving public ministry after... Read more

The Legion's new vicar general Fr. Sylvester Heereman

New top officials named for Legion of Christ

Feb 18, 2012

Cardinal Velasio de Paolis has named Fr. Sylvester Heereman as the vicar general of the Legionaries of Christ and Fr.... Read more